Engineering News | Energy Efficiency and Management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy-efficiency-and-management Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:10:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Energy efficiency practices and technologies can provide significant savings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-practices-and-technologies-can-provide-significant-savings-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502591 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761970_resized_johnsoncontrolsneilcameron10181022.jpg NEIL CAMERON About half of total energy savings can be achieved through better management of energy use and the other half by deploying more efficient modern technologies 511 287 Improved performance, energy efficiency and fault-finding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-data-analysis-improves-performance-energy-efficiency-fault-finding-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502596 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Conditions not conducive for retrofits, but regulation can help http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conditions-not-conducive-for-energy-efficiency-retrofits-but-regulation-can-help-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502584 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761956_resized_motorsseweurodrivenormanmaleka09181022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA The earlier a company includes energy efficiency as a goal, the less costly the deployment and the greater the savings 511 287 Efficiency prominence increasing in South African businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prominence-of-energy-efficiency-increasing-in-sa-businesses-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502599 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Energy efficiency illuminates Absa Umhlanga http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-illuminates-absa-umhlanga-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502600 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761980_resized_magnetabsalightinginterior10181022.jpg ABSA UMHLANGA ATRIUM LEDs produce less heat, which reduces the air conditioning load in the building 511 287 Energy reuse to help base metals industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-reuse-to-help-energy-intensive-base-metals-industries-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502574 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761939_resized_dickinsoncementplantwasteheatrecoverysystem11022.jpg WASTE-HEAT RECOVERY A waste-heat recovery system in a cement plant 511 287 Backup power to ensure safety, continuous production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/backup-power-to-ensure-safety-continuous-production-2018-08-24 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495083 1535633503 1535061600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745849_resized_himoinsamatthewbellchrisdavison0718dylan1022jpg.jpeg CHRIS DAVISON Service, warranty and maintenance are all part of the Himoinsa package 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75576_2018-08-02himoinsa_-_hd_web.mp415718441Himoinsa Southern Africa head of services Chris Davison discusses energy solutions for mines. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Himoinsa Southern Africa head of services Chris Davison discusses energy solutions for mines. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Eltherm’s EHT regulates cold, prevents heat loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eltherms-eht-regulates-cold-and-prevents-heat-loss-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487560 1528177097 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728432_resized_elthermheattracing05181022.jpg REDUCING COSTS Electrical heat tracing helps to ensure that pumps do not malfunction 511 287 Companies to submit plans to reduce energy consumption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-to-submit-plans-to-reduce-energy-consumption---draft-legislation-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487250 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727982_resized_renewableenergyboulderssolarpv0420181022.jpg RENEWABLE The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa seeks to support companies to improving the capacity of the South African industry to use its natural energy efficiently ahead of looking for renewable energy 511 287 Eco Aire delivers tailored ecofriendly HVAC solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-aire-delivers-tailored-ecofriendly-hvac-solutions-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487569 1528177097 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728429_resized_hitachivrfgeniicondenserartwork05181022.jpg ECOFRIENDLY SOLUTION Eco Aire has been the agent for Hitachi's VRF systems in South Africa for 20 years 511 287 Energy efficiency could massively reduce global carbon emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-and-energy-efficiency-could-massively-reduce-global-carbon-emissions-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487607 1528177097 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728451_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarmrenewableenergywindenergyturbine60114duane1022.jpg CLEAN ENERGY The world must work together in adopting strong policies, mobilising capital and driving innovation across the energy system 511 287 Energy efficient lighting system pilot project completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-lighting-system-pilot-project-completed-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487308 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727861_resized_magnetphilipscircadianllight05181022.jpg EFFICIENT LIGHTING Lighting for circadian systems requires different metrics from those used for conventional architectural lighting 511 287 Interwaste uses innovation to convert waste into energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interwaste-uses-innovation-to-convert-waste-into-energy-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487281 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727870_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg WASTE-TO-ENERGY Companies are committed to reduce their carbon emissions footprint and looking at alternative sources of fuel, as well as renewable energy 511 287 VSD compressor saves up to 28% energy cost http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vsd-compressor-saves-up-to-28-energy-cost-2018-06-08 Donald Makhafola Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487481 1528177097 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728133_resized_tcsvsdcompressor0518.jpg LOWER ELECTRICITY BILL Tru Compressor's variable-speed drive compressor has been designed to save energy cost 511 321 Monitoring energy consumption fosters efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monitoring-energy-consumption-fosters-efficiency-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469019 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687573_resized_smartsolutionseachmicromodulecanbelinkedtoabuttonthatisfastandeasytoprogram1022.jpg SMART SOLUTIONS ElectroMechanica’s smart home solutions enable users to control and monitor their energy consumption from their smartphone 511 287 Affordability makes energy efficient solutions accessible http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/affordability-makes-energy-efficient-solutions-accessible-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468871 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687287_resized_ecoboxx160dcwithinverterandbook11022.jpg ECOBOXX ACDC Dynamics offers portable, cost effective solar power solutions 511 287 Competition equips students with practical energy efficiency knowledge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-equips-students-with-practical-energy-efficiency-knowledge-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469140 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687911_resized_rotibalogunge20171022.jpg ROTI BALOGUN The competition is a proactive way of bridging the needs of industry 511 287 Energy-saving guide promotes sustainable mindset industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-saving-guide-promotes-sustainable-mind-set-in-business-and-industry-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468804 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687334_resized_exxonmobilsupplementfrontpage1022.jpg ESSENTIAL ADVICE ExxonMobil’s energy-saving guide is aimed towards assisting the plastics industry in managing their energy consumption 511 287 Student competition fosters innovative energy solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/student-competition-fosters-innovative-energy-solutions-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469236 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688129_resized_shellecomarathon20161022.jpg ECO-MARATHON Fostering an energy efficient-conscious mind-set among students is the first step towards embracing energy efficiency 511 287 Aberdare Cables http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aberdare-cables-2017-11-10 Creamer Media Reporter Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470087 1510042469 1510264800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690081_resized_gocfrontview10221022.jpg 511 287 Competence Centre promotes energy efficiency awareness in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competence-centre-promotes-energy-efficiency-awareness-in-africa-2017-11-26 Nica Schreuder ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469103 1510308657 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687906_resized_ledlighting2016bloomberg1022.jpg LIGHTING THE WAY EUREM trainees are taught basic knowledge of energy efficiency, with an emphasis on energy efficient lighting systems 511 287 Organisation assists business in becoming energy efficient http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-assists-business-in-becoming-energy-efficient-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468966 1510308722 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687510_resized_monitoredconsumptiongenesisenergybrendonohagan20081022.jpg MONITORED CONSUMPTION NCPC-SA is trying to find ways to optimise South Africa’s energy consumption 511 287 Lighting system a resounding success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lighting-system-a-resounding-success-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453238 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local embedded generation requires management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-embedded-generation-requires-management-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453464 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651831_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg2040791860520171022.jpg SELF-SUFFICIENT The proliferation of embedded generation has led to a decrease in electricity sales this year 511 287 System positions company in good stead in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lighting-system-positions-company-in-good-stead-in-south-africa-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453483 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651895_resized_legrandlightingmanagementsensorforoutdoorandhumidareas0520171022.jpg SEEING THE LIGHT Legrand’s sensors improve the energy efficiency of buildings by automatically reducing the amount of time if lighting is left on unnecessarily 511 287 Industry trends shift towards efficient, intelligent strategies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-trends-shift-towards-efficient-intelligent-strategies-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453226 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651336_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg313402166140520171022.jpg EFFICIENCY PRIORITISED With energy integral to every process, the objective should be to maximise the efficiency of delivering the necessary energy at the lowest cost per kilowatt per hour 511 287 IRP draft hinders cogeneration opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-draft-hinders-cogeneration-opportunities-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453361 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651572_resized_bloombergbusinessconferences25800994817012017jpg1022copy.jpg OVERLOOKED ENTITY The impact of the DoE IRP draft excludeing cogeneration as a viable, green technology raises concerns forpulp and paper industry 511 287 Need for businesses to become energy efficient http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-businesses-to-become-energy-efficient-2017-05-24 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453244 1498054301 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lite-C sensors allow for reduction in electricity bills http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lite-c-sensors-allow-for-reduction-in-electricity-bills-2016-12-09 Simone Liedtke Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436220 1480946015 1481234400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000608733_resized_afterlitecwarehouseinstallation102016magnet1022jpg.jpeg AFTER INSTALLATION Lite-C sensors operate using radio frequency technology that allows input devices to communicate with and control output devices without the need for cabling over long distances 511 287 No excuses for noninvestment in greener buildings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/businesses-no-longer-have-excuses-for-non-investment-in-greener-buildings-2016-12-09 Simone Liedtke Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436350 1480946015 1481234400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000608994_resized_neilcameron102016johnsoncontrols1022jpg.jpeg NEIL CAMERON The design and manufacturing of all the equipment that Johnson Controls provides is based on constant innovation to ensure more efficiency 511 287 Importance of energy efficiency highlighted at DoE conference http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importance-of-energy-efficiency-highlighted-at-doe-conference-2016-12-09 Simone Liedtke Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436362 1480946016 1481234400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000609028_resized_doeconferenceemperorspalace112016simoneliedtke1022.jpeg ENERGY CONFERENCE The conference was hosted by the Department of Energy, in partnership with the National Business Initiative and Business Unity South Africa 511 287 Programmes heighten awareness and participation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-programmes-heighten-business-awareness-and-participation-2016-12-09 Simone Liedtke Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436218 1480946015 1481234400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000608730_resized_davemercer112016environmentalresourcesmanagement1022jpg.jpeg DAVID MERCER ERM has identified energy savings ranging from 15% to 20% through programmes it has run in conjunction with companies in different sectors 511 287 EPG products ensure consistent transfer of energy loads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/epg-products-ensure-consistent-transfer-of-energy-loads-2016-06-03 Kimberley Smuts Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 413104 1464679457 1464904800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000549487_resized_ascomediumvoltagepowertransferswitchescompliantwithiec6094761specifications1022.jpeg ASCO TRANSFER SWITCHES Are are the only power transfer switches that conform to the stringent IEC 60947-6-1 regulation 511 287 Energy efficient solutions reduce carbon footprint, improve quality of life http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-solutions-reduce-carbon-footprint-and-improve-state-of-living-2016-06-03 Kimberley Smuts Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 413056 1464679456 1464904800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000549514_resized_n3tcn3tollconcessionwilgeplazatruckroadtraffic508151022duane.jpeg GREENER GATES ZRW Mechanika was involved in the LED retrofitting of the roughly 50 000 m2 mainline toll gate facilities 511 287 Laser machine a first in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-machine-a-first-in-africa-2016-06-03 Kimberley Smuts Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 413090 1464679457 1464904800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000549502_resized_firstcutmay2016photobystarfiber.jpg BYSTAR LASER MACHINE The machine will be the first of its kind in Africa 511 231 Pilot project prepares clients for changing energy legislation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pilot-project-prepares-clients-for-changing-energy-legislation-2016-06-03 Kimberley Smuts Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 413043 1464682052 1464904800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000549469_resized_energylegislationstandards1022.jpg DIGILEX SA ENERGY SUITE The suite informs and prepares for legal compliance with pending environmental legislation in South Africa 511 287 DoE launches ‘Save Energy’ campaign http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doe-launches-save-energy-campaign-2016-06-03 Kimberley Smuts Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 413189 1464683675 1464904800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000549700_resized_jacobzuma06141022.jpg JACOB ZUMA The 2015 State of the Nation Address indicated that government buildings needed to become more energy efficient 511 287 Sector bias causing renewable-energy market failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sector-bias-causing-renewable-energy-market-failure-2015-06-05 Dylan Stewart Energy Efficiency and Management Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0200 371152 1433168918 1433455200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0